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Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Singles file: Blur, Co La, Kendrick Lamar

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Blur, Co La, Kendrick Lamar, Lost in the Trees, Chris Cornell

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Not one, but two collaborations for Rihanna and Chris Brown; Blur headline awesome Olympics concert; Fiona Apple set for D.C. show

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Rihanna, Chris Brown, Blur, Fiona Apple, Black Sabbath

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Chris Brown and Rihanna rumors swirl over song collaboration

Brown has recorded two verses for a remix of Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake.”

By Click Track  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Chris Brown, Rihanna

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Chris Brown to remain on probation; Clarence Clemons’ nephew to play with E Street band

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:33 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, Bruce Springsteen, 12th Planet, Andy Grammer

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Grammy collaborations: What’s in store for Sunday

Some of these pairings make sense. As for the others...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Bonnie Raitt

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Metallica curates its own festival; Chris Brown to perform at Grammys

Inaugural Orion Festival has a decidedly non-metal feel to it.

By David Malitz  |  10:09 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Metallica, Chris Brown

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 01/18/2012

The daily lives of musicians: An Internet guide

What’s life really like for rock stars?

By Allison Stewart  |  01:11 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Chris Cornell, Liam Gallagher, Solange Knowles, Steve Albini

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 11/21/2011

American Music Awards: Surprise, surprise, Taylor Swift wins again

Things we learned from last night’s awards show.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:14 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Adele, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 11/03/2011

In concert: Chris Young at Fillmore Silver Spring

The young country star was having plenty of fun.

By Emily Yahr  |  02:08 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Young

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Janelle Monae to perform at Nobel Peace Prize concert; Chris Brown leads Soul Train Award nominees; Updates from Yardfest

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Chris Brown, The Temptations, Young Jeezy

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/19/2011

In concert: Chris Brown at Verizon Center

By David Malitz  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Chris Brown

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Singles file: Lana Del Rey, Gardens and Villa, Berner

By Allison Stewart  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lana Del Rey, Gardens and Villa, Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Foster the People, Kendrick Lamar, M83

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Chris Brown brings F.A.M.E. tour to D.C.; Staggering losses for record labels in U.K. fire; “Throne” on pace to top 500,000 in sales

By David Malitz  |  09:48 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, Jay-Z, Kanye West

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Adele, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne scheduled for VMAs; Divas take over late night TV

By David Malitz  |  09:57 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Adele, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Stevie Nicks, Soulja Boy, Deleted Scenes

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Be specific: Country singer Chris Young talks about his beer summit with Kenny Chesney

With his new album, “Neon,” the country singer looks to become a breakout star.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:31 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Chris Young

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Chris Brown leads BET Awards nominations; RIAA cracks down in California; Grammys come to Bladensburg

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 04/18/2011

In concert: Chris Cornell at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

Soundgarden’s frontman plays a stripped-down set full of hits and covers.

By Dave McKenna  |  05:07 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Chris Cornell

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Riffs: Chris Brown and other badly behaving chart toppers

Chris Brown is just the latest example of an artist who has topped the charts despite — or because of? — bad behavior

By Allison Stewart  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs, Riffs | Tags:  Chris Brown, Rihanna, Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, R. Kelly, Dixie Chicks

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 03/24/2011

Chris Brown set to top Billboard charts; 9:30 Club lawsuit to be dismissed; Salome loses vocalist

Despite a plenty of ongoing controversies, Chris Brown looks like he will get his first No. 1 album on the Billboard charts.

By David Malitz  |  10:25 AM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, 9:30 Club, Salome, Screeching Weasel

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Album review: Chris Brown, “F.A.M.E.”

Chris Brown doubles down on aggression on his second album since his infamous domestic violence arrest.

By Sean Fennessey  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Chris Brown

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/20/2011

Bob Dylan will write 6 more books; Katy Perry coming to Merriweather; Cake scores No. 1 album

Cake: Going the distance, to the top of the charts. - Bob Dylan's autobiographical "Chronicles: Volume One" was so great and covered such a small amount of his storied career that we all hoped he'd pen a sequel. Well, how...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Cake, Chris Cornell, Lil Wayne

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 12/27/2010

R&B singer Teena Marie dies at 54; Justin Bieber teams up with Chris Brown; Duran Duran plots new album, ruins record industry

Teena Marie in a 2005 publicity photo. (AP Photo/Universal Music, Tracy Jones) - Teena Marie died on Sunday in her Los Angeles home. The beloved R&B singer was 54 years old. The cause of death has not been reported, but...

By Chris Richards  |  09:40 AM ET, 12/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Brown, Duran Duran, Justin Bieber, Teena Marie

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Be specific: Island Records founder Chris Blackwell on why go-go never went national

Island Records founder Chris Blackwell tried to push go-go into the mainstream. Chris Blackwell is the man given credit for turning the planet onto reggae music. The Island Records founder helped launch the careers of Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Chris Blackwell

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 10/05/2010

Singles file: Chris Brown, The Secret Sisters, Sleigh Bells, Boobe, Gayngs

It'll take more than one star-studded remix to blot out Chris Brown's bad PR. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Chris Brown featuring Drake, Kanye West, T.I., Fabolous, Rick...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:20 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Andre 3000, Bon Iver, Boobe, Chris Brown, Drake, Gayngs, Jack White, Kanye West, Raheem DeVaughn, Rick Ross, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Secret Sisters

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 09/03/2010

Chris Brown comeback continues; I.M.P. sues Montgomery County; Radiohead approves of fan-made live DVD

By David Malitz - The legal wrangling over the the new Silver Spring music hall continues. I.M.P. - the local concert promotion company that owns the 9:30 Club - is suing Montgomery County, Maryland over illegal funding of the...

By David Malitz  |  08:55 AM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beastie Boys, Chris Brown, I.M.P., Pavement, Radiohead, T.I.

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 06/28/2010

The tears of Chris Brown steal the show at BET Awards; L.A. ravers sent to the hospital

By Chris Richards - A resurgent Kanye West was expected to dominate cooler talk/comments sections of offices/the blogosphere over after last night's BET Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo gallery, right here.) Instead, Chris Brown stole the show, breaking down...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, Kanye West, Moby, Will.I.Am

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/23/2010

Local news: "The Hip-Hop Project" screening

"The Hip-Hop Project" screens in D.C. on Saturday. (Courtesy of Pressure Point Films) By Sarah Godfrey “The Hip-Hop Project,” a film from executive producers Bruce Willis(Huh?) and Queen Latifah (OK, that makes sense) follows a group of New York City...

By Sarah Godfrey  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Chris "Kazi" Rolle, Hip-Hop Cinema Cafe, Historical Society of D.C., The Hip-Hop Project

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/22/2010

Courtney Love now Courtney Michelle, Record Store Day helps sales, a worthwhile rant about the Internet and music writing

Courtney Love is now Courtney Michelle. - Courtney Love ... it's never boring, is it? It's not Courtney Love either anymore, apparently. Please call her Courtney Michelle from now on. "The name Courtney Love is a way to oppress me,"...

By David Malitz  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Weingarten, Courtney Love, Hole, Justin Bieber, MGMT

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 12/17/2009

Morning click: Boyle bests Brown, STP readies new album

Consumers continue to give the thumbs up to Susan Boyle's debut album. (REUTERS/David Moir) - The new Billboard charts contain few surprises. Susan Boyle continues to dominate, moving a massive 582,000 units last week, bringing her three-week total to 1.8...

By David Malitz  |  07:30 AM ET, 12/17/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, Gucci Mane, Stone Temple Pilots, Susan Boyle, Yeasayer